Writing to the Queen

Updated: Jan 30



You can write to the Queen, & other members of the Royal Family. Such as a letter, a birthday card & so on. This short blog will provide you with all the details you need.


Information on where to write to The Queen or another member of the Royal Family, & how to contact an office or department in the Royal Household.


Writing to The Queen

The Queen is shown almost all of her correspondence on a daily basis by one of her Private Secretaries, & she takes a keen interest in the letters she receives. You




How to write to The Queen


You can write to Her Majesty at the following address:


Her Majesty The Queen Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA


If you wish to write a formal letter, you can open with 'Madam' & close the letter with the form 'I have the honour to be, Madam, Your Majesty's humble & obedient servant'.


This traditional approach is by no means obligatory.


You should feel free to write in whatever style you feel comfortable.

Correspondence which will not receive a response


  • As a constitutional Monarch, Her Majesty does not intervene in any political or personal disputes, & letters asking her to do so will receive a standard reply to this effect.


  • And for security reasons, the Correspondence Team are unable to accept any unsolicited gifts which are sent to The Queen.




You can also write to other members of the Royal Family


You can also write to the Duke of Edinburgh


Members of the Royal Family can be contacted via their private offices. Contact details are as follows:



The Duke of Edinburgh Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA



The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Clarence House London SW1A 1BA




The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Clarence House London SW1A 1BA



The Duke of York Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA



The Earl and Countess of Wessex Bagshot Park Bagshot Surrey GU19 5PL


The Princess Royal Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA



The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester Kensington Palace London W8 4PU



The Duke and Duchess of Kent St James's Palace London SW1A 1BQ



Princess Alexandra Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA